At the G8 Summit: World Leaders Meet Low Expectations

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At the G8 Summit in Italy, President Obama's being looked to for leadership on world finance and global warming.  Is progress likely or is the G8 an anachronistic waste of time? Also, a cyberattack on US government websites. On Reporter's Notebook, Mexico is dealing with drug violence and a shrinking economy. Now voters have dealt conservative President Felipe Calderón a stunning set-back. Is it a mandate for return to the PRI?

Banner image: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (5nd R) visit quake-ravaged hamlet Onna before the start of the G8 summit. Photo: Steffen Kugler-Pool/Getty Images



Warren Olney